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The Ithaca College mens lacrosse team has decided to support the HEADstrong Foundation this season by shaving their heads to raise money for families dealing with cancer. Thus far, 40 of 48 players have shaved their head to raise $40,000.

Bombers come together to support lacrosse community cause

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer February 14, 2024
The Ithaca College men’s lacrosse team has not only been working on their stick skills and conditioning this season, but they have come together to raise money for a cause close to the lacrosse community. 
Editorial: Artificial field will bring dreadful consequences

Editorial: Artificial field will bring dreadful consequences

By The Ithacan February 8, 2023
Ithaca “Green” College is planning to use a donation of $3 million to build an artificial turf football field
Over the past year, astrology has risen in popularity amongst members of the Ithaca College community.

Astrology rises in popularity throughout the IC community

By Grace Azaula, Staff Writer September 15, 2021
Over the past year, astrology has risen in popularity amongst members of the Ithaca College community.
From left, sophomores Lee Folger, Thomas Edson and Lynzie Burmeister, senior Zoe Mendrysa and sophomore  Laura Heppes founded the organization BomberTHON. The organization focuses on fundraising for cancer patients.

THON network to be established at Ithaca College

By Phoebe Harms, Staff Writer March 6, 2019
BomberTHON, a new Ithaca College student-run organization, is encouraging students to support children suffering from cancer in a dance marathon.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is an adaptation of the 2010 nonfiction bestseller by Rebecca Skloots. The film follows Rebecca (Rose Byrne) as she uncovers the truth about one of the most important medical events of the 20th century.

Review: HBO original film lacks artistic purpose

By Jake Leary, Assistant Life and Culture Editor April 26, 2017
It isn’t the job of art to answer questions, but to ask them — “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” does the bare minimum.
Arrival, stars Amy Adams as Louise, an isolated linguistics professor who is recruited by the American government to translate the complex language of alien visitors.

Review: Villeneuve translates Sci-fi story to the big screen

By Colin Barrett, Staff Writer February 21, 2017
Most science-fiction blockbusters resort to brainless plots and mass destruction with no consequences, but “Arrival” is not the typical sci-fi film.
Timothy Conners, Ithaca College senior, self-published his first book titled, It’s Impossible Until You Do It: Succeeding in the Face of Adversity, about his journey with cancer and blindness.

Q&A: Senior publishes book about journey with cancer and blindness

By Nicole Pimental, Staff Writer January 23, 2017
In his book, Conners recounts his battles while describing ways readers can live the lives they imagine.
Tug for Tim: Student celebrates one year cancer-free

Tug for Tim: Student celebrates one year cancer-free

By Kayla Dwyer April 6, 2016
It’s kind of, in some ways, claiming back what cancer could have taken away from me and celebrating being alive still and what I’ve done in the fight against cancer.
The vision I have

“The vision I have”

By Kayla Dwyer, News Editor April 8, 2015
Tim Conners reflects on his experience fighting cancer, the events leading up to the diagnosis and what lies in store for his future.
Freshman pitcher Logan Barer practices his delivery during baseball practice March 4 in Glazer Arena. Barer will begin the season pitching out of the bullpen.

Freshman pitcher overcomes cancer and returns to the mound

By Kristen Gowdy, Staff Writer March 5, 2014
Freshman pitcher Logan Barer's passion for baseball helped him overcome the most difficult challenge of his life.

Genetic disorder may hold clue to cancer immunity

By Amanda Hutchinson, Contributing Writer April 3, 2013
Rising obesity levels are leading to an increase in cases of cancer, diabetes, and other health issues. However, a study that has continued over several decades has shown that individuals with a certain type of genetic dwarfism may be immune to these illnesses. Cancer is caused by uncontrolled cell division, and an overabundance of growth…

Locals to walk for a cure against cancer

By Sally Young, Staff Writer October 12, 2012
Tompkins County residents will stand up against cancer during the 19th annual Cancer Research Center of the Finger Lakes Walkathon and 5K Run, which will take place Saturday at Cass Park in Ithaca.
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